Let Girls Learn is a government-wide effort that will leverage the investments we have made and success we have achieved in global primary school, and expand them to help adolescent girls complete their education.
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As today is the anniversary of the sarin gas attacks in Tokyo, here is the documentary about the attack on kasumigaseki underground station in Tokyo which killed 8 and seriously injured 50.
Michelle Obama highlights the importance of girls’ education alongside the Japanese first lady, Akie Abe. Duration: 01:04
Japan has a surprisingly large number of St. Patrick’s Day events with parades in several cities. The largest by far is the Tokyo St. Patrick’s Day Parade in “Omotesando” with 15,000 participants and 50,000 spectators. The event features marching bands, cheerleaders and plenty of enthusiastic supporters. The organizers recommend a few local pubs for after […]
Three maintenance workers died Wednesday while tending to the source of a popular hot spring, according to a local fire official.
Two Japanese power companies have announced they will scrap three ageing nuclear reactors. It marks the first moves to permanently shut down nuclear reactors since the Fukushima disaster four years ago.
Police have arrested a third-year junior high school boy for attempting to kill a goat. The boy told police he was inspired to kill someone after watching videos of Islamic State extremists beheading hostages and that he wanted to practice on the goat first.
U.S. first lady Michelle Obama arrived in Tokyo on Wednesday afternoon on a five-day visit to Japan and Cambodia to highlight cooperation on helping girls finish their educations.
Lightning is one of mother nature’s most spectacular phenomena. But add lightning to a volcanic eruption and the event seems otherworldly! In this DNews video, Trace has all the details on the atmospheric conditions that bring these two forces together
A VOLCANO explodes into life as it sprays burning hot ash high into the air – followed by a deafening shockwave. Shot by filmmaker Marc Szeglat, 47, this incredible footage shows the highly active Sakurajima volcano on the Japanese island of Kyushu. The German videographer was able to capture the rare phenomenon of volcanic lightning, […]
Marc Szeglat, 47, shot the footage at the highly active Sakurajima volcano on the Japanese island of Kyushu
Japan government calls for a new law, not taking a leave from office is illegal. Japan says that everyone now will have to take at least of 5 paid leaves in a year, which if not taken will be considered as illegal.
Published on 16 Mar 2015TEPCO delays making ice wallsNuclear & Energy Mar. 16, 2015 – Updated 18:48 UTC-4Tokyo Electric Power Company has postponed a project designed to keep groundwater out of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, where it is trying to reduce the buildup of contaminated water at the site.The company was planning to freeze […]
The population of the small village of Nagoro in south-western Japan has been propped up by an army of scarecrows.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says Japan is “ready” to take on a more prominent role at the United Nations… that is, as permanent member at its Security Council.The Japanese leader made the remarks at an event in Tokyo… marking the 70th anniversary of the world body.Prime Minister Abe said Japan was built on “deep regret […]
Japan’s Shinji Okazaki and South Korea’s Ja-Cheol Koo were the match-winners for Mainz in their 2-0 victory in Augsburg. Their great goals ensured that the three points went to the visitors.
It’s one of the most dangerous assumptions in recent years. That politicians and central bankers know what they are doing as they fiddle with global economies. Case in point – Japan.Prime Minister Abe arrived with a bang and said he was the man to lift Japan out of its twenty year long economic coma. He […]
Deflation has dogged Japan for two decades. Shinzo Abe is finally trying to grasp the nettle and do something about it. David Pilling, the FT’s Asia editor, discusses with John Authers whether Mr Abe’s gamble will be worth the risk.
Japanese sports fans bid an emotional farewell to Tokyo’s National Stadium with a lavish ceremony to close the venue before demolition begins in July.
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